Max Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Deals with the treatment of diseases that are associated with the gastrointestinal tract including functioning of stomach. liver intestine, pancreas etc. and. At Max Hospital, India our gastroenterology specialists have a broad expertise to provide best treatment and optimal health care for patients.
Types of GI Disorders
Some of them treat the widespread diseases of GI, while others usually focus on a specific kind of gastroenterology. Some areas that gastroenterologists emphasize are:
Gastrointestinal disorders and diseases are those ailments linked to the digestive system, involving stomach, throat, and intestine. The diagnosis of such diseases often involves, acute but short-term problems, commonly known as stomach bugs, and these may give quite unpleasant symptoms while causing harm to the digestive system. Gastroenterology diseases may include severe chronic diagnoses such as irritable bowel syndrome or Crohn’s disorder, and this may need constant prolonged specialty treatment. Some of the standard GI illnesses are food poisoning, viral gastroenteritis, and constipation.
- Hepatology which focuses upon the diagnosis as well as treatment of disorders related to liver, biliary tree, gallbladder, and pancreas
- Pancreatic disorders and diseases
- Inflammatory bowel disease, or chronic inflammation of the digestive tract
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Endoscopic surgery
- Reflux esophagitis that is caused due to Gastroesophageal reflux disorder
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Peptic Ulcer
- Esophageal cancer
- Colon Cancer
Gastroenterolgists. They effectively help patients in determining the way by which patients should adjust their diet, lifestyle, medications, and also manage existing symptoms.
Some of the standard tests for GI illnesses involve upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), capsule endoscopy, and endoscopic ultrasound. Several surgical processes are performed upon the digestive tract, such as laparoscopy, endoscopy, and even open surgery. In cases of organs like pancreas, liver and small intestine, organ transplant is also performed.
Some of the most common symptoms of gastroenterology diseases are:
- Bleeding in the digestive tract
- Abdominal pain as well as discomfort
- Diarrhea as well as constipation
- Upset stomach, vomiting, nausea
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Persistent severe indigestion or heartburn
- Abnormal weight-loss
Max Hospital, India uses advanced endoscopic procedures, which help to view the GI tract internally and provide proper treatment. The doctors recommend surgery as a worst-case scenario. In the future, there might be prospects for endoscopic drug delivery systems for pancreatic tumors as well as digital spyglass technology for visualizing the biliary tree and performing biopsies.